Spotlight on Macao
MATTA Fair which starts from tomorrow until Sunday ( Sept 2 to 4) will see the Macao Government Tourism Office ( MGTO) promoting the city’s history, iconic cultural sights and various events happening in Macao between September and December. The events to look out for are the 28th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest, 30th Macao International Music Festival, Macao Food Festival, Suncity Group 63rd Macau Grand Prix, Parade through Macao, Latin City, Macao International Marathon, Macao Light Festival and the 1st International Film Festival and Awards – Macao.
For vacationers seeking the best travel deals to Macao, attractive packages are available from participating travel agents at the fair. Airlink Travel and Tour Sdn Bhd, Pearl Holiday Travel and Tour Sdn Bhd, Golden Tropics Travel and Tours Sdn Bhd, Eden Tours and Travel Sdn Bhd, Roystar Travel and Tours Sdn Bhd and Corporate Information Travel Sdn Bhd ( CIT) are some agents to look out for.
Packages start from as low as RM599 for a 3D/ 2N stay. Besides Mono Macao packages, there are also Macao packages with multi- destinations covering the Pearl River Delta region offered at the fair.
The first 300 visitors to purchase any Macao packages from participating travel agents during the travel fair with a minimum of one- night stay in Macao will be able to redeem travel gifts from the Macao booth located at Hall 1, Booth No. 1443- 1446 at Putra World Trade Centre ( PWTC). Visitors will also be able to redeem mystery gifts at the Macao booth by liking Macao Tourism Malaysia on Facebook.
To celebrate the upcoming 28th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest – Macao’s yearly fireworks extravaganza – visitors are able to create their own fireworks sparks and take it home as a souvenir.
“Sporting the ‘ Experience Macao Your Own Style’ theme to showcase Macao as a unique mixed culture destination of East and West, the Macao booth will also see participation from Cotai Ferry promoting ferry services and Crowne Plaza Macao promoting their hotel,” said Cherry Lee from MGTO.
List of events: 28th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest ( Sept 3, 10, 15, 24 and Oct 1)
The end- of- year festivities literally do kick off with a bang. Not too many cities have a pyrotechnic claim to fame, but Macao’s yearly fireworks extravaganza ranks right up there. In brilliant bursts of explosivity and creativity, augmented by a super sound show, the night sky comes alive on five separate dates.
The end- of- year festivities literally kick off with a bang with the upcoming 28th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest.
Catch the history, iconic cultural sights and various events happening in Macao.
The Macau Grand Prix boasts one of the world’s few city circuits and the only street routed event.